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White Cannibal Queen (1980)
"Mondo cannibale" (original title)

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A man who lost an arm and his family to a tribe of cannibals returns ten years later to bring back his teenager daughter, only to find that she grew up into a beautiful blonde woman who became the cannibals' queen.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Al Cliver ...
Jeremy Taylor
Sabrina Siani ...
Lana
Jérôme Foulon ...
Safari member (as Yerome Foulon)
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Ana (as Candy Coster)
Shirley Knight ...
Barbara Shelton (as Shirley Night)
Anouchka ...
Lana as a child (as Anouska)
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Yakaké (as Antony Mayans)
Olivier Mathot ...
Charles Fenton (as Oliver Mathot)
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Doctor Taylor, his wife Elizabeth and their teenage daughter Lana go to an isolated hospital in the Brazilean jungle, close to the Amazon river; they are attacked by savages and he sees them kill and eat his wife, and abduct the girl. Taylor manages to get back to civilization, but he needs psychiatric help; only Doctor Ana believes his story about cannibals, and takes the risk of going with him and a few rich people who can pay for a safari in the remote jungle. The cannibals decimate a number of the safari members in a succession of attacks, and only Taylor, the sexy lady doctor, and a photograph, rich the cannibal tribe - only to discover that she is now the wife of the tribe leader, and considered a goddess. The tribe has adopted her as a white goddess. Written by Artemis-9

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cannibal | tribe | goddess | daughter | jungle | See more »

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Kidnapped by cannibals! Raised to eat human flesh! See more »

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Release Date:

15 September 1980 (Italy)  »

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White Cannibal Queen  »

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In a DVD interview for 'Sexo Canibal', Jess Franco says that he hated the cannibal genre, and after his two cannibal films, he would never shoot another, as it was just a popular phase of cinema with the directors Umberto Lenzi and Ruggero Deodato. See more »

Quotes

Jeremy Taylor: Are you Mr Martin?
Mr. Martin: That's me.
Jeremy Taylor: May we sit with you?
Mr. Martin: It's a public place.
Jeremy Taylor: I'm told that you know the Malavi region very well; better than you know the palm of your own hand.
Mr. Martin: No. Leave the palms of my hands out of it. It'd be impossible to know that region in depth.
Ana: Who would know it, then?
Mr. Martin: Only the Gaevis know it well.
Ana: That's just who we're looking for.
Mr. Martin: The Gaevis? Well, in that case, you people better look for somebody else around here.
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I'm not sure what to think
12 July 2000 | by (jungles of South America) – See all my reviews

Oh that Jess Franco is at it again! This time he's cashin' in on the success of the Italian cannibal craze of the late 70s/early 80s with "White Cannibal Queen". I'm really not sure what to think about this film. I mean there were parts that were downright SLOOOOW and then, straight outta left field the film jumped into high gear with a completely crazy, manic pace that I couldn't help but enjoy! Sure, the acting was atrocious but hey I watched the film TWICE in one weekend so that's gotta mean somethin'. And I loved the glow-in-the-dark facepaint the natives were sporting.


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